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Hale and Hearty Soups--Lexington Avenue

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849 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6637
+1 212-517-7600
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Fayetteville, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a cold day, and we're looking for something warm and hearty for lunch. As we passed by, we smelled something delicious. We walked in, and found a wide variety of soups. All made on the premises. Each of us ordered a different one and shared. All soups are served with bread or crackers. Fresh made salads are also... More 

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New York City, New York
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1,341 reviews
783 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go on a dreary or cold day. Their soups are a bit unusual in that they have real taste that is authentic. And complex in some cases. The baked potato with bacon and the vegetable soup are wonderful. They also have very nice salads and have recently opened more outlets around town. Not cheap but... More 

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Thank Allan S
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We loved the great taste of the variety of soups available. We couldn't help but eat here several times to try a different soup or sandwich. When a sandwich wasn't available from the display then it was made fresh for us! Yum!!

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Thank Theresa A
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very quick service. Very small place with a limited number of seat, but they turn quickly. Two large soups and a coke was $16.00 which is cheap for the quality.

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Thank Dadowilson
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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155 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you're looking for a great soup and salad option this is the place. Hale and Hearty are pretty consistent across locations. This one has been my go-to spot for a quick lunch or light dinner while in NYC.

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Thank offthewalls
Australia
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1,302 reviews
541 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,239 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I love soup generally, so I was half sold on this before I even went in. They have a great variety of soups on the menu and a changing daily special. I've tried the curry chicken, and the seafood chowder (or bisque). Both very tasty. I only wish they were open later on a weekend (only until 6pm on a... More 

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Thank Belgo96
London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with the variety on offer and value too - well worth a lunchtime stop. Lots of soups and salads with veg choices and quite healthy too.

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Thank Greeneji
NYC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Always reliable, pleasant counter staff, love the soup rotations and the great choices of salads Generous portions.

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Thank bakfar
United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I fancied soup and a salad to take back to my hotel room so popped in here and joined the queue. It was split into two, one fir salads and one for sandwiches and soups. As I wanted both I opted for the shorter of the two. As I got closer I realised I couldn't order salad from the sandwich... More 

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Cabrera, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

There are such a variety of hearty sanwiches and soups here. Great if you are in a rush and want a good hearty lunch or soup.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 849 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6637
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-517-7600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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